Vernon Michael “FIRECRACKER MIKE” Zellner, 57 of South Houston, Texas passed away at his home July 13, 2017 at 6:08 PM. Mike was born on August 22, 1959 to Vernon W. and Mary Cleary Zellner.
Mike has had many accomplishments in his life. He owned Christmas Tree Lots, snow cone stands, Flowers stands and 2 Florists, Cattle Ranch in Dayton and Palestine. But his Love was for Fireworks of 42 years. He was the Owner of Po- Man’s Fireworks and Fireworks To Go. Known to many as FIRECRACKER MIKE. Mike was preceded in death by his Father Vernon W. Zellner, Step Father Floyd L. Savant, Brother Vernon L.& Violet Zellner, Brother in law Russell L. Bussell and Brother in law Charles G. Golman. Survived by his Mother Mary Cleary Zellner of South Houston, Sister Brenda and Greg Johnson of South Houston, Sister Cynthia and Gordon Johnson of Pearland. Sister Linda and William H. Arnold of South Houston. and Sister Maggie Higginbotham of Carrollton, Alabama. Nephew Vernon and Christina Bussell of South Houston, Robert Arnold of South Houston, Billy and Heather Arnold of Pasadena, Raymond and Darla Arnold of Pasadena, Donald and Vickie Zellner of California. Nieces Mary & Keenan Harrod of Houston and Amanda & Stacy Hill of Pearland, Betty Carson of Missouri. Caregiver and Good Friend Cathy Crawford. And an Awesome Extended Fireworks Family that Mike has shared his Life. Honorary Pallbearers are Vernon Bussell, Keenan Harrad, Steve Wiley, Gordon Johnson, Bill Edwards, Bryan Gerich, and Shaun Leffler. The family will receive friends Sunday July 16, 2017 from 5:00 Pm until 8:00 PM at the Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be held in the chapel of Deer Park Funeral Directors 2:00 PM Monday July 17, 2017 with Pastor Dottie Hinesley officiating. Interment Grandview Cemetery. Deer Park Funeral Directors, 336 E. San Augustine, Deer Park, Texas 77536, 281-476-4693.